Good ideas ripen with time. From seed to harvest, Cider Mill Press
brings fine reading, information, and entertainment together
between the covers of its creatively crafted books. Our Cider Mill
bears fruit twice a year, publishing a new crop of titles each
spring and fall. Cider Mill Press is an independent publisher of
high-quality cookbooks, elegant wine and spirits projects, humorous
parodies, classic children's books, and more. We're proud to
publish many celebrated bestselling titles, including the #1 New
York Times bestselling edition of The Night Before Christmas. Along
with our children's imprint, Applesauce Press, we combine top-notch
design, unique formats, and fresh content to create truly
innovative gift books.
Chris Vallo is an award winning designer and children's illustrator with experience in all curriculums of educational publishing. His clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, LeapFrog, Scholastic, National Geographic Learning, Sourcebooks, Oxford University Press, Zaner-Bloser, Evan-Moor, Mead, Procter & Gamble, and Crayola. In his spare time, Vallo drafts set designs for local theaters. He lives near Columbus, Ohio with his wife and two children.